<a href="https://www.india.com/topic/new-zealand-cricket-team">New Zealand</a> have been fined 60 per cent of their match fee by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for maintaining a slow over-rate during the second ODI against <a href="https://www.india.com/topic/india-cricket-team">India</a> in Auckland on Saturday. The <a href="https://www.india.com/topic/tom-latham">Tom Latham</a>-led hosts were found to be three overs short during of the target of 50 overs after time allowances were taken into account. <p></p> <p></p>The charges were levelled by on-field umpires Chris Brown and Bruce Oxenford, third umpire Langton Rusere and fourth umpire John Dempsey. Latham pleaded guilty while accepting the sanctions eliminating the need for a hearing. <p></p> <p></p>As per article 2.22 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, relating to minimum over-rate offences, players are fined 20 per cent of their match fees for every over their side fails to bowl in the allotted time. <p></p> <p></p>This is the third such occasion on the ongoing tour that a team has been fined for slow over-rate. India were fined in the fourth and fifth T20I earlier for similar offence. <p></p> <p></p>Meanwhile, New Zealand produced an all-round display at the Eden Park to beat India by 22 runs and thus clinch the three-match ODI series. <p></p> <p></p>Batting first, half-centuries from opener Henry Nicholls and Ross Taylor guided New Zealand to 273/8. In reply, India were bowled out for 251. <p></p> <p></p>Debutant Kyle Jamieson was given the man-of-the-match award for hitting an unbeaten 25 off 24 and then claiming two vital wickets as well. <p></p> <p></p>The third and final ODI will be played on February 11 at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui.